Late Saudi King Abdullah Has Connection to East Texas

TYLER, TX (KLTV) -U.S. leaders expressed condolences to the people of Saudi Arabia upon the death of King Abdullah on Thursday. Sympathy for the 90-year-old late king has poured in from all corners of the world, including right here in East Texas where Saudi King Abdullah had a strong connection. “We had many conversations at the foot of his bed or during our travels around the world. So, I knew him in a different way. I knew him in a way that wasn’t known by Hillary Clinton or President Obama,” says Dr. Kevin Pauza, founding partner and principal owner of

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Test Barbecuing Your Back: Is Heat Therapy for You?

If nothing else cures your back pain, would barbecuing a spinal disc with heat therapy help? In the endless battle against back ailments, some 35,000 to 40,000 patients have turned to a new procedure that uses heated probes to try and heal painful spinal discs. About 3,500 doctors have already been trained in this heat therapy procedure, known as IDET for Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy, since its introduction in 1998. But so far there is no compelling, published evidence that it can relieve back pain. Although the approach has been marketed as an alternative to expensive and risky spinal-fusion surgery, some

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